1. Have a very grey evening

Award-winning company Familia de la Noche return to Wilton’s for an exclusive preview of its new Edinburgh Fringe show, the Very Grey Matter of Edward Blank. A dark comedy based around the human imagination, this should suit those with a taste for the eerie side. Tickets are £12.50.

8pm, Wapping

1. Have a smooth and soulful evening

With a mix of Motown and Stax classics, Reuben Richards’ velvet voice has been likened to Otis Redding, and your chance to see him do what he does best is this Friday. Reuben will play with his band, Soul Train, at Boisdale of Canary Wharf. Tickets are £7.50-£30.

9.45pm, Cabot Square

3. Have an open-air evening

For those of you who love being up on the roof, a summer outing for selected pieces from The Space’s One Festival, One Summer features solo performers, out in the open. The third One Festival took place in January and featured 16 different solo performances. The two pieces chosen for the roof party are Tatyana And The Cable Man and The Fantastical Tale Of The Boy On The Run. They are free to attend.

7pm and 8pm, Isle of Dogs